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About Wheelwork Asymmetric Forms - 1 day
Learn how to throw clay in this new one-day course and experiment with asymmetric forms.
What will you learn on this course?
On this course the tutor will demonstrate the key stages of wheel throwing enabling you to create pieces with great satisfaction. You will learn the art of making non-symmetrical ceramic shapes using a pottery wheel.
You will be taught how to make oblongs, squares and other asymmetrical and sculptural forms and the technique of turning.
The forms can then become bowls including Japanese inspired tea bowls, other kitchen or table ware and decorative items including vases or ceramic sculptures.
The tutor will encourage you to develop your skills and through repetition build your confidence, encouraging you to be selective about work that is retained for firing, so that you deepen your understanding of the art of wheelwork.
Who is this course for?
The course is aimed at beginners aged 18+ years. You don’t need any previous experience of wheel throwing as full guidance will be given through all the stages.
The course is accessible for people with disabilities but requires good manual dexterity and some physical strength and fitness. A support worker or a carer may assist. Carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending a course to provide support. The room is wheelchair accessible.
Do you need to bring anything?
All equipment will be provided.
Are there any additional costs?
The course price includes all materials and firing of your work. Please note that there will be a charge for any oversized work fired.
Who teaches this course?